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American Dream? Or Mirage?


Observer Article

The Lasting Power of Patience

Longitudinal data collected from thousands of participants from New Zealand and the United Kingdom show that childhood measures of self-discipline predict everything from personal income to the pace of physiological aging in adulthood, APS Fellow Terrie E. Moffitt reports. ... More>


Brain, Behavior, and the Economy

World-renowned psychological scientists gathered at the inaugural International Convention of Psychological Science to discuss the ways in which economics affect brain and behavior. ... More>


I’m rich. You must be, too.

“Let me tell you about the very rich,” the novelist F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in the 1920s. “They are different from you and me.” “Yes,” his friend and rival Ernest […]... More>


Students’ Family Income Linked With Brain Anatomy, Academic Achievement

Researchers discover a new dimension to the so-called “achievement gap,” finding specific differences in cortical thickness in the brains of higher-income and lower-income students. ... More>